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message 1: by Jessica (new)

Jessica Wren-Wilson | 282 comments Mod
Please place your nominations for Book of the Month for Children and Young Adult literature here.


message 2: by Sheenah (new)

Sheenah Freitas (sheenahfreitas) | 1 comments Amanda Moonstone: The Missing Prince by Dan Wright
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

One mistake can haunt a person forever and no one knows that more than Amanda Moonstone. In a time when people shun and fear magic, Amanda chooses to practice it. Her powers stem from the Dragon gems–mysterious jewels that allow her to manipulate and wield various elements. And one of them—the Blood gem—is the most powerful of them all and comes with a high price.

After losing everything, Amanda stumbles across a lost boy, who happens to be a Prince, of whom there is a large reward for his safe return. His reward will solve everything. But will it? Or is there more to life than just magic and money?

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Also would like to nominate Spirit Vision by Morgan Straughan Comnick
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

The Lord has given Stary, a high school freshman, a mission: extinguish the evil residing in the murderer of two teens—Maren and Umbra. Stary never imagined that her strange visions meant that she was the Spirit Warrior for God and now with her powers activated, she must train to use them and try not to get caught by the murderer who has the ability to hide and conjure up the dark powers from the fallen angel himself—Lucifer. If Stary fails, not only will she lose her life, but Maren and Umbra will lose their entry into heaven and the world will be exposed to the madness of the murderer for the next forty years until the new Spirit Warrior is born.


message 3: by Jessica (new)

Jessica Wren-Wilson | 282 comments Mod
Thank you. I also got your email.


message 4: by M.L. (new)

M.L. Stoughton (mlstoughton) Pleasantwick
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SXFJXRA

When her father begins restoring an enormous, ancient run-down house in the middle of the California woods, Melinda Richards is instantly captivated. Steeped in mystery, the grand old structure, dubbed Sotheby House, boasts a history — and power — that Melinda would never guess. She’s lured back time and again, especially after meeting a handsome stranger in the nearby woods. Strong, soothing, charming … Luke makes her feel calm and excited all at once, and it’s not long before Melinda is spending every spare moment with the mysterious young man.

Luke Sotheby is in trouble — in more ways than one. Not only is his magical world, Pleasantwick, under attack by dark witches, but his ancestral home, the very portal to that world, has been bought by a commoner. And worse … he’s falling for the commoner’s daughter. Melinda is smart, sweet, brave. She makes him feel things he’s never experienced — and for an empath, that’s really saying something. At a time when all his energy should be focused on the preservation of his home and the safety of his people, Luke is drawn to Melinda on a soul-deep level that’s impossible to ignore.

As the magical battle spills over into the common world, the young couple begins to face dangers the likes of which neither has ever known. Lives will be lost, secrets revealed, and if Pleasantwick falls, Melinda and Luke could be separated — forever.


message 5: by Donald (new)

Donald Wilson | 1 comments Cross Roads
Cross Roads

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00N3Y9U4M

Being sixteen, homeless and surviving on her wits in New York City has made Shawna's life more than a little challenging. When she's not struggling to survive on the streets, Shawna spends as much time as she can with her best friend and partner-in-crime.

Everything changes when men with glowing red eyes attack her.  She runs for her life, wondering who is after her and why are they trying to kill her.

Shawna is rescued by Decker, an agent from the only group capable of stopping the killers and keeping her alive: The Acolytes. After agreeing to join him, they relocate to a small town where she begins her intense training to become a member of the covert group.  Her new life includes a home, new friends and exciting opportunities for just the right amount of mischief.

However, everything and everyone she has come to love is put in jeopardy when the red eye assassins find her and she is forced to put her training to the test. If she can survive, Shawna's world will never be the same again.


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